District Wire News Special Edition: Politics

For this special politics edition of District Wire News, Jordan Sharp and Amber Liu discuss the upcoming 2016 presidential elections, women in politics, latino voters, and youth voters.

Take a look at the 4 blocks of the newscast show listed below.

A Block:


This segment includes an update on the candidates for the 2016 presidential election, a 2015 politics round-up and an interview with Senior Washington News Editor at NPR, Ron Elving.

B Block:


This segment begins with a discussion on women in politics, followed by an interview with American University Pilar McKay on what it means for women now that Hillary Clinton is running for President.

C Block:


Jordan Sharp talks with Anna Gonzalez from PEW Research Center about the latino vote in America.

D Block:


The show wraps up with a final segment about youth voters. Coby Eiss from American University’s College Democrats discusses the upcoming presidential election.

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District Wire Entertainment

For this special edition of District Wire News, Christina Animashaun and Alexis Williams update you on the latest celebrity news, how to relax your mind while getting your body in shape for the spring, how an on campus music group began and sat down with a social media expert for advice on how to keep your social media reputation in tact.
 
Celebrity chat 

In this segment, Christina and Alexis give you the celebrity dish! They talk about everything from the iHeartRadio Music Awards to why a popular boy band has teenage girls around the world heart broken.

 
Health benefits of yoga 

Yoga isn’t just good for your body – it’s good for your brain, and this popular form of exercise is showing encouraging results as a form of therapy for traumatic brain injury patients. Elizabeth Cole, certified yoga instructor, stopped by to tell the health benefits of yoga and even showed us a yoga pose that will relax your mind and get your abs ready for the beach.

Also, we hear from Chandelis Duster on how women diagnosed with Endometriosis can eat healthy and stay fit while dealing with the painful disease.

 
“Dime a Dozen” interview 

At American University, a group of musically talented students formed a group called “Dime a Dozen.” This group covers popular songs with their own unique twists. Dime a Dozen’s vice president, Joshua Seth Maftess, and alto singer, Sumita Tellakat, joined us to talk about the groups long standing history and what separates them from other music groups on campus.

Also, we hear from Jordan Sharp on how some artists are fighting Internet “freemium” models for listening to music and illegal downloads.

 
How to maintain your social media reputation

Whether you like it or not, you have a significant online presence. Between government documents and self-generated content, it’s not hard for others to dig up information about you. But, how are millennial’s supposed to draw the line on what content is viewer friendly and what they should keep private? Christina and Alexis sat down with Ph.D student Faith Jegede to get the answer.

District Wire News – 23 March 2015

In this segment of District Wire News, we cover the news and current events of March 23, 2015 with anchor Chandelis Duster.

In the A-Block, we find out details about Sen. Ted Cruz’s 2016 Presidential campaign, give an update on President Obama’s initiative for science and technology students, and take a look at a female employee suing Twitter for gender discrimination.

In the B-Block, Duster talks about American University’s on-campus housing, a report on Giant banning the sale of walnuts and a recent study that shows millennials are less likely to pay for news.

Finally, we conclude the segment with a look at women’s NCAA tournament and loss of D.C. United against New York Red Bulls.